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    Alabama’s Growth On & Off The Field

    November 27, 2015

    Alabama’s Growth On & Off The Field  By Daniel Odrezin, BJF Asst. Executive Director It’s that time again.  Every Thanksgiving week for the past six years, the national media has been buzzing about the state of Alabama — more specifically, about our state’s excellence in college football. That’s because for the seventh consecutive year at least one …..

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    Coming Face-To-Face With Terror… And Surviving

    November 26, 2015

    Coming Face-To-Face With Terror… And Surviving  The following was written by Leah Bowman, the wife of Rabbi Shmuel Bowman, Executive Director of Operation Lifeshield. Rabbi Bowman has become a great friend of the Birmingham community — he visits Birmingham about once a year and tells the story of Operation Lifeshield, which is an organization that …..

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    Being Thankful For BJF-LJCC Partnership

    November 25, 2015

    Being Thankful For BJF-LJCC Partnership By Richard Friedman, BJF Executive Director  It was a great meeting. Levite Jewish Community Center President Alisa Nadler and Executive Director Betzy Lynch and Birmingham Jewish Federation President Jerry Held and BJF Director of Community Impact Samantha Dubrinsky and I were all gathered in my office at The BJF. It …..

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